James van Bergh

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Originator and creator of the current success of Benefit Systems S.A. He graduated from Harvard Business School in 1985. In 1981-1990 he worked in Boston and London as a consultant for Bain&Co. Later, he was a director at the Task Force on Company Assistance where he led a UN project aimed at supporting Polish state-owned enterprises in restructuring processes through cooperation with business experts from various countries. For the next four years he continued his career in Poland as the general director of Company Assistance. From 1995 to 1997 he was a director at Trinity Management, a joint venture of Pekao S.A., BZW Barclays Bank and Company Assistance Ltd. In 1997 he took the position of President of the Management Board of Trinity Management, which he chaired for two years. At the beginning of the 2000s (2000-2003) he was the president of the E-Katalyst S.A. fund. He continues to be a director at Benefit Invest Ltd. In 2014 James Van Bergh founded the Good&Well fund in Canada which invests in innovative companies at an early stage of development that have social goals embedded in their activities.

According to the submitted declaration, the activity of the member of the Supervisory Board outside the company's enterprise is not competitive in relation to the activity performed in the Company's enterprise, he does not participate in a competitive company as a partner in a civil partnership, personal company, nor as a member of a body of company, and he does not participate in other competitive legal entities as a member of their bodies. The member of the Supervisory Board has not been entered into the Register of Insolvent Debtors kept in accordance with the Act on the National Court Register.